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General Warehouse Employee in Salem, VA at ReaderLink

Date Posted: 10/15/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Safely perform assigned warehouse functions utilizing established processes, procedures and tools while meeting performance expectations for productivity, quality, safety and attendance.

Functions may include, but are not limited to unloading, put-away, sorting, labeling, picking, packing, replenishing, auditing, shipping, making boxes, etc.

Complies with ReaderLink practices, policies, guidelines and procedures as well as state and federal regulations, OSHA and Hazardous Material requirements in the storage, handling and movement of product.

Performs necessary housekeeping duties in order to maintain a clean, safe, organized work environment.

Specific jobs may be:

Porter

Keypuncher

Order Filler

Equipment/Forklift Operator

Shipping & Receiving

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred.

1-3 months of order pulling experience preferred or equivalent combination of education and distribution experience may be substituted.

Physical Requirements: The requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee

Must be able to stand up to 6- 10 hours in a day.

Must be able to walk up to 6-10 hours.

Will continuously reach up and out.

Will occasionally climb stairs

Will occasionally push/pull up to 25 pounds and occasionally push/pull up to 50 pounds.

Will frequently lift up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift up to 50 pounds.

Will occasionally have repetitive foot movement.

Will frequently have repetitive hand/arm movements for simple reaching, simple and firm grasping, and/or fine hand manipulation.

Specific vision ability required by this job includes close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Use hands to finger, handle or feel objects; and reach with hands and arms.

 

Needed Skills:

Ability to print and speak simple sentences well both written and verbally, in English.

Ability to read a limited number of two and three syllable words and to recognize similarities and differences between words and between a series of numbers.

Ability to add and subtract basic math

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form

Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations

 

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

The work performed is in a distribution environment which means-

The employee is frequently exposed to vibrations and dust and will be working around moving machinery

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate at low decibels

Must be able to work in a fast paced, team environment

 

ReaderLink offers:

Full and Part-Time Schedules

Seasonal Work

Diverse Schedules

Health and Dental Benefits on Day 1

Promotional opportunities

Referral Bonus Program

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